bending moment

noun

Definition of bending moment

physics
: the resultant moment about the neutral axis of any cross section of a rod or beam of the system of forces that produce bending

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“Bending moment.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bending%20moment. Accessed 25 Jan. 2022.

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